Kevin Strootman

  • Date of birth : 13/02/1990
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Netherlands Netherlands
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Kevin Strootman

Kevin Strootman

A tall, left-footed midfielder with exceptional vision and a strong shot, Kevin Strootman broke into the Dutch national side during UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying. His profile has also been raised by a series of fine showings for PSV Eindhoven following a summer 2011 transfer from FC Utrecht.

• Joined Sparta Rotterdam as a youngster and made a quick breakthrough into the first team, his senior debut coming in a 6-2 defeat by AFC Ajax on 15 February 2008.

• Although still a teenager, he featured regularly in Sparta's lineup over the next two seasons, but suffered a shock relegation with the team − following the play-offs − in 2010.

• Remained with Sparta for half a season in the second tier until Utrecht snapped him up in the January transfer window; shortly after his arrival he was awarded his first senior cap for the Netherlands, as a substitute in an Eindhoven friendly against Austria.

• Left Utrecht for PSV in tandem with Belgian international Dries Mertens for a combined €13m fee in June 2011 and ended his first season as a Dutch Cup winner following a 3-0 final victory against Heracles Almelo.

• Started the Oranje's final four UEFA EURO 2012 qualifiers, scoring his first international goal in the second of them, a 2-0 win against Finland in Helsinki.

Last updated: 30/05/12 13.04CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 29/04/2014 02:10 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands2-0TurkeyTurkey9001
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundHungaryHungary1-4NetherlandsNetherlands7800
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands3-0AndorraAndorra7500
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRomaniaRomania1-4NetherlandsNetherlands9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands3-0EstoniaEstonia9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands4-0RomaniaRomania9000
01.09.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma3-0VeronaVerona8700
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundEstoniaEstonia2-2NetherlandsNetherlands9000
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAndorraAndorra0-2NetherlandsNetherlands9000
16.09.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma1-3RomaRoma9011
22.09.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0LazioLazio9000
25.09.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-2RomaRoma9001
29.09.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma5-0BolognaBologna6701
05.10.2013Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale0-3RomaRoma9001
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands8-1HungaryHungary8111
18.10.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-0NapoliNapoli9000
27.10.2013Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese0-1RomaRoma9001
31.10.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma1-0ChievoChievo9000
03.11.2013Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-1RomaRoma9010
10.11.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma1-1SassuoloSassuolo9000
25.11.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma0-0CagliariCagliari9000
01.12.2013Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta1-1RomaRoma9010
08.12.2013Italian Serie ARomaRoma2-1FiorentinaFiorentina9000
16.12.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan2-2RomaRoma9011
05.01.2014Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus3-0RomaRoma9000
09.01.2014Italian CupFifth roundRomaRoma1-0SampdoriaSampdoria2100
12.01.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-0GenoaGenoa9000
18.01.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma3-0LivornoLivorno9010
21.01.2014Italian CupQuarter-finalsRomaRoma1-0JuventusJuventus9001
26.01.2014Italian Serie AVeronaVerona1-3RomaRoma9000
05.02.2014Italian CupSemi-finalsRomaRoma3-2NapoliNapoli9010
09.02.2014Italian Serie ALazioLazio0-0RomaRoma9000
12.02.2014Italian CupSemi-finalsNapoliNapoli3-0RomaRoma7900
16.02.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma3-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
22.02.2014Italian Serie ABolognaBologna0-1RomaRoma2900
01.03.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma0-0InternazionaleInternazionale9000
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundFranceFrance2-0NetherlandsNetherlands3900
09.03.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli1-0RomaRoma1300
02.04.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma4-2ParmaParma900

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

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General info

  • Name: Kevin Strootman
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 13/02/1990 (24)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Squad number: 6
  • Club: Roma ( ITA)

  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 78kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    18/08/11: Ried 0-0 PSV
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    09/10/08: Netherlands 4-1 Lithuania

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Netherlands U-2190
Netherlands U-1931

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 16/10/2013 01:55 CET
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